Elephant found dead in Pollachi forest range

A female elephant was found dead within the limits of Pollachi forest range of the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) on Saturday.

Field staff spotted the carcass in a decomposed state in a reserve forest area. Based on instructions from the Field Director and Deputy Field Director of ATR, a veterinarian autopsied the carcass. The veterinarian said the elephant, aged around 45, could have died of natural causes. The carcass was left in the wild for scavengers.

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